How fun does that sound! A cruise to the Southern Caribbean for parrot lovers. Imagine spending November 7 – 14, 2010 aboard the Caribbean Princess sailing out of San Juan, Puerto Rico on to Aruba, Bonaire, St. George’s / Grenada, Dominica, St. Thomas and returning to San Juan. Learn about parrot training, parrot behavior and [...]
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As if playing a poker hand, the State Council of China announced Thursday an aggressive carbon emissions reduction target to trump that announced by US President Barack Obama the day before. Howe does that affect parrot conservation? In also confirming the attendance of Chinese Premier, Wen Jiaboa, at the UN Climate Conference, China announced [...]
You can save wildlife. Have you ever wondered what happens to the used plastic that you unassumingly toss in the trash? Did you know that it takes 1000 years for one plastic bag to break down? Tossed out plastic including grocery bags and plasic bottles are ruining our environment and killing wildlife. “Plastic bags kill animals. About [...]
I have a friend whose parrot contracted PDD while boarding the bird during a family vacation. And, I have a customer who just got a new baby African Grey who is experiencing symptoms of PDD. Watching a beloved pet die of PDD is sadder than sad. But, just last year, researchers discovered a virus that [...]
Did you know that Parrot Fish have a bunch of unusual characteristics? For instance, the Parrot Fish Diet consists primarily of algae extracted from chunks of coral ripped from a reefwith their beak like mouth. The strange thing is that the Parrot Fish pulverizes the coral with grinding teeth in it’s throat to get to the algae-filled polyps inside. But, [...]
Checkout the super cool aviary at Tanganyika Wildlife Park.We got to feed 4 species of Lorikeets. LOVED that outdoor aviary! I’m completely sure that my parrots would love it more than me!
It’s no secret. All over the world, parrots are becoming endangered and extinct. The Puerto Rican Amazon is no exception. Wouldn’t it be a shame to loose this beautiful parrot that is endiginous to the U.S.? We are all interconnected. But, for me, parrots are about the most awesome creatures on earth. Learn about the Puerto Rican Amazon Parrot here.
Did you know that tropical deforestation accounts for nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions? Each year, an area the size of New Jersey is cut down in the Amazon & Borneo, two of the world’s largest rainforests. These fallen trees could be absorbing large amounts of carbon dioxide – the primary greenhouse gas. [...]
I’m always searching out how parrot have impacted the lives of humans. Or, even changed history! Well, hello. Parrots are part of history from way back in many cultures. Learning about Parrot Totems is fun. It’s freakin’ fantastic. Ever since the Europeans discovered the New World and Africa; ever since pirates needed companions, parrots have been esteemed. Here’s a little parrot history.
Traveling with your bird can be fun, plus it saves you the hassle of boarding your bird or hiring a
Now that summer is in full swing, you may be thinking about a road trip. Why not consider taking yo
WARNING: Always conduct training session inside until your bird is comfortable wearing the harn
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Diane Burroughs is the founder of BirdSupplies.com. She is passionate about parrots - her own flock, your flock and wild parrots. Her passion for parrots shows in her product offerings on www.BirdSupplies.com